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ourin being -- marvin bing, regional director, here for any additional information. but last year we published reclaiming our world leadership. this is not just talking about the problems. we are putting solutions .orward around redistricting we have information on that for you. the naacp economic opportunity diversity report for the hotel industry. it tells you where you are putting your money, who is giving money back to the community. we have this for you. this,o released incarceration and under educating our children. this is for you to have here in the state of new york. we are talking about strengthening public education in our nation. there is a new phenomenon going around the country about environmental justice and climate change. yes, it impacts communities of color. have notar too long we been engaged in this conversation. that is why the naacp produced this -- putting profits before people. this is talking about coal power plants in urban communities that are killing our people. our state conference president in connecticut was challenging hartford, connecticut, a coal pow
in college at 18. and soon his binge drinking and marijuana use progressed to methamphetamine when he was 20. he didn't ask to become afflicted with the disease of addiction, but today devon is in long-term recovery from drugs and alcohol, and he is giving back to community -- particularly the recovery community -- every single day. he graduated with a master's in social work. he's working with new jersey's division of mental health and addiction services as a recovery advocate, and he's demonstrating that people who suffer with substance use disorders deserve a chance to get better and that americans living with this disease can really reach hair maximum potential -- their maximum potential just like he has. but his story isn't that unique. he's just one of 23 million americn recovery, and a part of the growing movement to lift the stigma associated with this disease. and it's because of people like devon that we've established for the first time ever in our officeg. >> but the more we'ree to bring the discussion of addictive disorders into the light of day, the more readily we can understa
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